Graduate Certificate of Cemetery Practice

Deakin University

Course details

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

The Graduate Certificate of Cemetery Practice offers business management professionals the opportunity to enhance their critical awareness and ability to deal sensitively with a range of issues around interment and grief.

Course structure

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate of Cemetery Practice, a student must successfully complete 4 credit points of study comprising:

3 credit points of core units
1 credit point elective unit
Academic Integrity AAI018
Academic Integrity (0-credit-point compulsory unit)

Career outcomes

The course has a highly practical focus, with multiple assessment tasks focused directly on building skills and strategies for enhancing the effective delivery of cemetery services. The course targets those already working in the cemetery and crematoria sector, who may come in with a background in business management, but require knowledge and skills in navigating complex religious and socio-cultural beliefs around interment and grieving, managing competing demands (such as heritage/history, environment and financial demands), and the ability to deal with grieving clients more sensitively.

Course learning outcomes

Deakin's graduate learning outcomes describe the knowledge and capabilities graduates can demonstrate at the completion of their course. These outcomes mean that regardless of the Deakin course you undertake, you can rest assured your degree will teach you the skills and professional attributes that employers value. They'll set you up to learn and work effectively in the future.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
15,200 Per Year
Read moreDeakin is offering 30% tuition fee waiver bursary to students for studying online at Deakin University.
Expected Nov 2022
Expected Mar 2023
Expected Jul 2023
1 year
Self study / online (without attendance)
Cloud Campus
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia

Entry criteria

Minimum course admission criteria - Bachelor’s degree or higher OR two years relevant work experience OR evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent

IELTS: Overall 6.5 No band lower than 6

TOEFL IBT: 79 Writing 21; TOEFL PBT: 577 Writing 4.5

C1 PROFICIENCY and C2 PROFICIENCY: 176 No band less than 169

PTE: 58 No less than 50 in each skill

OET: Overall C+

DUELI EAP PROGRAM: EAP 4 (60%)

Address

Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
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